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    • DrPips
    • By DrPips 17th Oct 16, 7:26 PM
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    New boiler installation
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    • 17th Oct 16, 7:26 PM
    New boiler installation 17th Oct 16 at 7:26 PM
    Hi, we've been having a lot of problems with our boiler recently and have decided to get a new one. Unfortunately the people who had the house before us never had it serviced so even though it is only 5 years old there is no come back against the manufacturer. I've had a quote from a 'friend of a friend' but just wanted to get some advice regarding how good it is. I know I should get more quotes but it was him that came to diagnose the problem and we need it doing soon as we have no heating and hot water and small children in the house.

    He's quoted £1800 for a 24kw condensing boiler which is pretty much like for like in terms of pipe work and style of boiler etc. This includes the boiler, magnaclean, flue and system cleanser.

    Does this seem reasonable?

    Thanks,
    Peter.
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    • Plumber90
    • By Plumber90 17th Oct 16, 9:18 PM
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    • 17th Oct 16, 9:18 PM
    What make and mode of boiler, what location of the country are you in, and when you say system cleanser does that mean power flush?
    • DrPips
    • By DrPips 17th Oct 16, 9:53 PM
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    • 17th Oct 16, 9:53 PM
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    • 17th Oct 16, 9:53 PM
    Hi, we're in Derby, it's a Baxi condensing boiler, 24kw and I presume so, that's just what was in the quote.
    • daveyjp
    • By daveyjp 17th Oct 16, 9:55 PM
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    • 17th Oct 16, 9:55 PM
    I'd get a manufacturer approved engineer out first for an assessment.

    Even a five year old boiler shouldn't fail so spectacularly, unless it has been fitted incorrectly.
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